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18 April 2017

UNILAG: Protest successfully forces Release of 13 Unlawfully Detained Students’ protesters

Protesting students outside the Bolade court in Lagos

Protesting students outside the Bolade court in Lagos

8:00 am on Thursday 6 April, 2017 saw over one hundred students from different tertiary institutions led by SAVE UNILAG COALITION stage a united protest at the Special Offenses Mobile Court inside Lagos State Task Force Building located at Bolade, Oshodi, Lagos state to demand the release of Adeyeye Femi and 12 other students’ protesters who were brought before the court on that day for continuation of trial on false charges.

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18 April 2017

FOR REGULAR AND AFFORDABLE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY

JOIN THE CAMPAIGN, ORGANISE IN YOUR COMMUNITY

NO TO OVER-ESTIMATED, EXPLOITATIVE BILLING! NO PAYMENT FOR DARKNESS!! NO TO DISCONNECTION!!!

The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) calls on the entire Ajegunle People, residents, workers, market men and women, artisan, students, youth and unemployed to stand on their feet and defend the historic July 13, 2016 judgment of the Federal High Court of Nigeria (Ikoyi) that the power companies (GENCOs and DISCOs) reverse the 45% unlawful increment of electricity tariff of N24: 00kw/h back to the old rate of N11: 00kw/h.

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14 April 2017

CASES OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND ASSAULT ON CAMPUSES: What is to be done?

Sexual harassment/assault has become an epidemic on campuses. Unfortunately, few of these incidents are reported due to fear of stigmatization by the victims.

According to research, at least one in 5 female students is at risk of sexual assault/harassment. The perpetrators include male lecturers who utilize their role to extract or force sexual gratification from female students. Also other categories of staff as well as male students have been known to harass female students sexually.

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14 April 2017

Otodo Gbame: Ambode/APC Government Renders Thousand Homeless On Behalf of Rich Property Tycoons

Defend Communities from Profiteers

The unfortunate and brutal invasion of the poor waterfront slum community of Otodo Gbame in Lekki by the Lagos state government has once again brought to light the plight of the poor against an insensitive government. This is not the first time such evictions have occurred. A few years ago it was the rural community of Idasho in Ibeju lekki where citizens where forcefully evicted from their homes and displaced of their means livelihood in order to allow Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest capitalist, acquire large parcels of land and build a private refinery.

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4 April 2017

ERC CONDEMNS UNLAWFUL ARREST AND DETENTION OF 13 STUDENTS' ACTIVISTS BY UNILAG AUTHORITIES AND NIGERIAN POLICE

Demands their immediate and unconditional release

The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) condemns in strong terms the unlawful arrest and subsequent remand in prison custody of Adeyeye Femi and 12 other student activists. The 13 students were arrested by heavily armed policemen on Friday March 31, 2017, around the premises of University of Lagos on their way to show their displeasure at the suspension of a visually-impaired student and to demand the reinstatement of all suspended student activists

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30 March 2017

Socialist Democracy April-May 2017 Edition

Buhari/APC Government has Failed Working and Toiling People Real Change is Impossible without Socialist Change


NEW MINIMUM WAGE: Only Mass Struggle Can Guarantee Victory


SOUTHERN KADUNA CLASH IS A PRODUCT OF THE FAILURE OF THE CAPITALIST STATE United Action by Working and Poor People Urgently Needed


US: A Socialist Strategy to Defeat Trump


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29 March 2017

Malabu Oil Block Fraud

SPN Demands Government takeover of OPL 245 and Nationalization of the Oil and Gas Industry under democratic management

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) hereby demands that government takes over Oil Prospecting License (OPL) 245 with immediate effect and runs the oil block as a public entity under democratic control and management for the good and benefit of the entire people of Nigeria. Not doing this would allow this highly lucrative oil field to fall into the hands of crooks of all shades who are now circling round to have a slice of the collective wealth of our people.

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26 March 2017

DSM Condemns the Communal Violence in Ile-Ife

We call for an independent and democratic public probe, and full compensation to all victims

The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM), Osun State Chapter, strongly condemns the wave of communal violence that swept through Ile-Ife earlier this month. This deadly violence which occurred between Yoruba and Hausa people has left in its wake enormous loss of live and propertie. In particular, we condemn the wanton killing, destruction of properties and looting that occurred in the town. We call on working and poor people of Ile-Ife, both indigenes and non-indigenes, to unite and act to stop the orgy of violence.

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15 March 2017

DSM National Centre Relocates to New Address

This is to inform all members, supporters and the public that the national centre of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) has moved from 162 Ipaja Road, Agbotikuyo, Agege, Lagos to 49, Charity Road, New Oko-Ob,a Abule Egba, Lagos.

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11 March 2017

DSM Condemns the Communal Violence in Ile-Ife

We call for a democratic public probe, and full compensation to all victims

The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM), Osun State Chapter, condemns the wave of communal violence that has swept through Ile-Ife, in the last 48 hours. We condemn the wanton killing, destruction of properties and looting that occurred in the town. We call on working and poor people of Ile-Ife, both indigenes and non-indigenes, to act to stop the orgy of violence.

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